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Duluth news: DTA ridership at UMD breaks all-time September record for U-PASS Program

Posted by Howie on October 7, 2011

The Duluth Transit Authority transported 75,624 U-PASS riders at UMD in September — the highest September total and second highest monthly total since the U-PASS Program was established in September 2000.

U-PASS ridership at UMD has increased steadily since 2000 and accounts for nearly 12 percent of the DTA’s overall ridership during the same time period. However, during fall and spring semesters, U-PASS ridership at UMD accounts for nearly 20 percent of DTA’s system-wide ridership.

The U-PASS Program was designed to reduce on-campus traffic and address the construction related reduction of campus parking. More than 700 campus parking spaces have been eliminated since 2000, due to on-campus expansion.

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